The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 49 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.26% 1.91% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 2.00% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 16
Median daily rate £508 £423 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -18.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.95%
Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
596 551 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.23% 95.83% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 383 489
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 50
Median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +9 15 £508 +19.52% 3
Kidlington - 2 £429 - 3
Abingdon - 1 - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (84.85%) Java
3 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (78.79%) Spring
4 22 (66.67%) Publishing
5 20 (60.61%) TDD
6 19 (57.58%) JUnit
6 19 (57.58%) Cucumber
7 17 (51.52%) Tomcat
8 16 (48.48%) Scrum
8 16 (48.48%) Maven
8 16 (48.48%) RESTful
9 15 (45.45%) WebSphere
9 15 (45.45%) JBoss
9 15 (45.45%) Web Services
9 15 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (42.42%) Linux
11 13 (39.39%) SQL
11 13 (39.39%) HTML
11 13 (39.39%) HTML5
11 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (36.36%) JSON
13 11 (33.33%) Mockito
13 11 (33.33%) GitHub
13 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
14 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
15 9 (27.27%) C++
15 9 (27.27%) XML
15 9 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (27.27%) MongoDB

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (51.52%) Tomcat
2 15 (45.45%) JBoss
2 15 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 15 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
5 7 (21.21%) Alfresco
5 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Process Server
6 5 (15.15%) Apache
6 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
6 5 (15.15%) Jetty
6 5 (15.15%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (33.33%) GitHub
3 8 (24.24%) Amazon S3
3 8 (24.24%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Cucumber
1 19 (57.58%) JUnit
2 16 (48.48%) Maven
3 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (33.33%) Mockito
4 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (15.15%) Gradle
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 5 (15.15%) Subversion
5 4 (12.12%) Spock
6 2 (6.06%) VectorCAST
6 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
7 1 (3.03%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 22 (66.67%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) Spring
2 16 (48.48%) RESTful
3 15 (45.45%) Web Services
4 13 (39.39%) HTML
4 13 (39.39%) HTML5
5 12 (36.36%) JSON
6 9 (27.27%) XML
7 8 (24.24%) EJB
7 8 (24.24%) REST
8 7 (21.21%) Java EE
9 6 (18.18%) .NET
10 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
10 5 (15.15%) Lucene
11 4 (12.12%) J2EE
11 4 (12.12%) JMS
12 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
12 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
12 2 (6.06%) Spring Security
12 2 (6.06%) Spring Web Flow
13 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) TDD
4 16 (48.48%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) BDD
5 8 (24.24%) Content Enrichment
5 8 (24.24%) Pair Programming
5 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Web Development
6 7 (21.21%) BPEL
6 7 (21.21%) BPMN
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.21%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Build Automation
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) Kanban
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
9 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
10 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 5 (15.15%) Scala
7 3 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) C
8 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.03%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HL7
1 1 (3.03%) IEC 61508
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Alias
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Perforce
2 1 (3.03%) Sophos
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